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Powell Butte Bird Walk and Restoration Planting
January 12 @ 7:30 am - 12:00 pm
WHAT- BIRD WALK AND RESTORATION PLANTING-We will be planting 300 container plants on top of Powell Butte, an extinct volcano butte with many interesting habitats. Before the work begins, Laura Whittemore, a very awesome Audubon instructor will be offering a free bird walk of the Butte from 7:30am-8:45am. Bring your binoculars and join us! Please RSVP
WHEN- Saturday, January 12
BIRD WALK: 7:30am -8:45am
RESTORATION PLANTING: 9am-12pm
WHERE: Powell Butte Visitor Center– 16160 SE Powell Blvd, Portland, OR 97236. Public transit accessible by #9–and be ready for a rousing 1/2 mile walk up the butte to the site. 🙂
WHAT TO BRING: Our events are rain or shine! Please dress for the weather: warm and rain layers, sturdy shoes, and feel free to bring a water bottle or coffee mug to fill up. We will provide snacks, beverages, tools and training.
WHO: Everyone is welcome-if you are under 18 and are planning to attend without a parent or guardian, your parent will need to sign a waiver which you will bring with you to the event. Contact [email protected] to get this waiver!
Not all volunteer positions are planting jobs! We have jobs for multiple abilities. Typical jobs include: Helping people sign in at the registration table, photography/videography, and litter pick-up are typically other options.
Big thank you to The Mintkeski Family Fund of the Oregon Community Foundation and Portland General Electric for their generous funding for the volunteer program.
NEXT STEPS: Groups and teams welcome! Please register so we can plan to bring enough tools and snacks! You can RSVP here